Available Until 8/15/2025

Health Literacy On Demand*

For more information or to schedule this course, please contact NNLM Training Office at nto@utah.edu

Health Literacy on demand is a 1 hour narrated tutorial with activities where you can learn about:

• The definitions of personal and organizational health literacy
• Communication practices you can do to improve health literacy
• 3 resources that you can use to improve health literacy

Resource URL: https://nnlm.gov/training/class-catalog/health-literacy-demand

Learning Objectives

1. Describe personal and organizational health literacy.

2. Define universal precautions for health literacy.

3. Identify 3 resources that you can use to address health literacy.


Pre-test 5 mins

What is health literacy? 5 mins

Why is HL important? 5 mins

Risk Factors for low HL 5 mins

Universal Precautions 5 mins

Best Practices 10 mins

Clear Communication for HL 10 mins

Resources: PlainLanguage.gov; PEMAT; AHRQ Universal Precautions 10 mins

Post-test 5 mins

MLA CE Credits: 1.0